Archive for the 'MNTB Classic Pic' Category

03 Aug

MNTB Class Pic – Billie Holiday

Billie Holiday in her dressing room and her dog ‘Mister’ in NYC 1946.

Some facts about Holiday

*Birth name is Eleanora Fagan Gough

*Holiday said about her childhood “I never had a chance to play with dolls like other kids. I started working when I was 6 years old.”

*Holiday was sent to a facility for troubled girls at 9 years old.

*After moving in with her mom in Harlem N.Y. before she was a teen, she was arrested for prostitution.

*She changed her name to Billie Holiday as an appreciation to film star Billie Dove.

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21 Mar

MNTB Classic Pic – Johnny Cash

Johnny Cash – October 1959

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21 Nov

MNTB Classic Pic – David Bowie

Here’s a great pic of David Bowie in 1973 on his Ziggy Stardust tour.  Click for a larger view.

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07 Jul

MNTB Classic Pics – The Beatles

The Beatles in Copenhagen 1964

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19 Apr

MNTB Classic Pics – Tom Petty

How awesome is this pic of Tom Petty.  I’m not sure of the date but has to be early 70’s.

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01 Apr

MNTB Classic Pic – Warhol & Jagger

I just love this photo. What a classic pic!

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31 Dec

MNTB Classic Pic – Notorious B.I.G.

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27 Nov

MNTB Classic Pic – Iggy Pop

I just love this pic. I can’t find the date but I’m guessing its early 70’s.

Click to enlarge.

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19 Jul

MNTB Classic Pic – Morrissey

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06 Jun

MNTB Classic Pic

Here is a great pic of Janis Joplin and Grace Slick. I couldn’t find any date for the picture but it looks like it could be Woodstock.

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14 Apr

MNTB Classic Pic – David Johansen & David Bowie

I’m unsure of the date of this pic but by the looks of it, they both are pretty young looking.

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23 Mar

MNTB Classic Pic – Johnny Cash

I’m pretty sure you’ve seen it.  It’s been around forever and people have been doing it in front of the camera ever since.  Jim Marshall, who took the photograph in 1969 at Cash’s San Quentin Prison performance, asked Cash to do a shot for the warden.  Then Cash flipped the finger and Jim took the photo.  I love hearing the stories behind the photographs.

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26 Dec

MNTB Classic Pic – Grace Jones

She’s one of a kind. After 20 years, she released an album in 2008 (Hurricane) that was just amazing. Here she is at the Sydney Festival in 2009.

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13 Oct

MNTB Classic Pic – David Byrne

Ah David Byrne I’ve loved you from Talking Heads all the way up to today. Here is a great pic of him which I believe was sometime in 2009.

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13 Sep

MNTB Classic Pic – Janis Joplin

1969 Newport Folk Festival


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